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Copperheads : the rise and fall of Lincoln's opponents in the North

Author: Jennifer L Weber
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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If Civil War battlefields saw vast carnage, the Northern home-front was itself far from tranquil. Fierce political debates set communities on edge, spurred secret plots against the Union, and triggered widespread violence, such as the New York City draft riots. And at the heart of all this turmoil stood Northern anti-war Democrats, nicknamed "Copperheads." Now, Jennifer L. Weber offers the first full-length portrait  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Weber, Jennifer L., 1962-
Copperheads.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006010827
(OCoLC)67239634
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer L Weber
ISBN: 1429420448 9781429420440 0195306686 9780195306682 9780198041887 0198041888 1280846593 9781280846595
OCLC Number: 76960635
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 286 pages) : illustrations
Contents: In the shadows --
The gathering storm --
When will this cruel war be over? --
The battle behind the lines --
The summer of Lincoln's discontent --
The rise and fall of the Copperheads --
"Faction in Civil War is unmitigated treason" --
Defeated.
Responsibility: Jennifer L. Weber.

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If Civil War battlefields saw vast carnage, the Northern home-front was itself far from tranquil. Fierce political debates set communities on edge, spurred secret plots against the Union, and triggered widespread violence, such as the New York City draft riots. And at the heart of all this turmoil stood Northern anti-war Democrats, nicknamed "Copperheads." Now, Jennifer L. Weber offers the first full-length portrait of this powerful faction to appear in almost half a century. Weber reveals how the Copperheads came perilously close to defeating Lincoln and ending the war in the South.

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